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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Louisiana Vital Records.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

Louisiana Vital Records Po Box 60630 New Orleans, LA, 70160
Phone 877-605-8562
Fax 866-761-1855
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About Vital Records from Louisiana Vital Records

LOUISIANA VITAL RECORDS

Louisiana Vital Records Registry (Louisiana Vital Records) issues certified copies of Louisiana birth certificates and Louisiana death certificates for events that occurred within the State of Louisiana, and Louisiana marriage records for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish. You may order copies of Louisiana vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.

Please be advised, due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina, not all records are currently accessible at this time, some records are archived. If Louisiana Vital Records does not have access to your record, they will send you a letter to inform you. once they are able to access the archived records, your request will be completed. Currently, Louisiana Vital Records does not have an estimated time as to when they will be able to access those records. However, your request will be kept on file and fulfilled once it is available.



NOTICE

Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.

Available Louisiana (LA) Vital Record Types

Birth Long

A certified birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in the State of Louisiana within the last 100 years.

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Death

A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in the State of Louisiana within the last 50 years.

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Birth Short - Card

CANNOT BE USED TO OBTAIN A PASSPORT, DRIVER'S LICENSE OR TRAVEL. The Birth Short - Card is a wallet size version of the Birth Certificate that can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

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Marriage

A certified copy of the marriage certificate. This is not a copy of the marriage license. Marriage records are available for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish only.

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Birth Long - Will Call

A certified birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in the State of Louisiana within the last 100 years.

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Birth Short Card - Will Call

CANNOT BE USED TO OBTAIN A PASSPORT, DRIVER'S LICENSE OR TRAVEL. The Birth Short - Card is a wallet size version of the Birth Certificate that can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

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Death - Will Call

A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in the State of Louisiana within the last 50 years.

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Marriage - Will Call

A certified copy of the marriage certificate. This is not a copy of the marriage license. Marriage records are available for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish only.

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